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Japanese Abstract Expressionist Carved Wood Sculpture by Takao Kimura



A powerful abstract expressionist caved elm wood sculpture by Japanese artist Takao Kimura, circa 1970s. Carved in two parts, the swooping, concave body plays dramatically with the oblique lines of the sides, and seems almost impossibly balanced on its angular base. The elm wood has a beautiful and rich grain, with gorgeous highlights Signed with a carved signature to the base.


  • Creator
    Takao Kimura (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17.5 in. (44.45 cm)Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Depth: 7 in. (17.78 cm)
  • Style
    Expressionist (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1970s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. The piece presents well overall, with some minor nicks and scratches to the finish, as seen in photos. No cracks or repairs noted.
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU894710691843

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    Ships From: Austin, TX
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About the Seller
Located in Austin, TX

Founded in 2001, Lotus Gallery offers a carefully curated selection of furniture, jewelry, sculpture and works of art spanning millennia, continents and cultures. Although it seeks out beauty in all its forms, they specialize in Asian antiquities, especially Chinese pieces from the Han and Tang dynasties and chinoiserie. Based in Austin, Texas, Lotus Gallery caters to a worldwide clientele through their gallery and participation in fairs and shows throughout the year.

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